Lynx bowman number one Joe Attwood. He’s a man of few words (almost none) but when he speaks we all listen. His center of gravity is low and his spirits are always high, he’s the right man for the job!


Joe Attwood 

What’s your job/profession? 


Who is someone you admire, and why?

My dad because he inspires me to work harder every day.

Tell me three pet peeves.

Lazy people and small-mindedness are the only things that bother me.

What’s a typical day like for you? 

Wake up shower eat steak and eggs go sailing in Sligo then get a burrito watch pulp fiction and read a book.

Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about or maybe would prefer not to know about?

Play the didgeridoo.

If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be?

In the Mediterranean soaking up the sun.

Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What do you want to be when you grow up?

A marine biologist.

 If we went to happy hour, what would you order?

Dark and stormy 

Name three words that describe you.

Confident, personable, trustworthy 

What’s a goal you have for yourself that you want to accomplish in the next year?

Begin working in the sailing industry 

What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?

I enjoy my own company so just relax and chilling out.

What would be your personal motto?

If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you but make allowance for their doubting too”

What inspired you to do the SSE race around Ireland?

To improve my sailing skills and push myself out of my comfort zone. Being assigned the role of Lynx Bowman Number One gives me that challenge.

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